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A general history of the pyrates, : from their first rise and settlement in the Island of Providence, to the present time. With the remarkable actions and adventures of the two female pyrates Mary Read and Anne Bonny ... To which is added. A short abstract of the statute and civil law, in relation to pyracy... (1724)

Author: Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731; Johnson, Charles, fl. 1724-1731
Subject: Pirates
Publisher: London: : Printed for, and sold by T. Warner...
Possible copyright status: NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language: English
Call number: 39999059852903
Digitizing sponsor: Boston Public Library
Book contributor: Boston Public Library
Collection: bostonpubliclibrary; americana
Notes: Contents pages are out of order.
Scanfactors: 20

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Attribution to Defoe is based on internal textual relationship to his works of proven authorship together with supporting external evidence. Cf. J.H. Moore. Defoe in the pillory. Bloomington, Ind., 1939, p. 126-188

First ed. was printed for C. Rivington in 1724 under title: A general history of the robberies and murders of the most notorious pyrates ... By Captain Charles Johnson

Boston Public Library (Rare Book Dept.) copy: errors in pagination: 329,248 and 349 misnumbered 229, 48 and 3; verso and recto of the 9th prelim. leaf have been transposed in imposition

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